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Families and older persons

Families and older persons

policy, research, and practice : proceedings of a national conference and related workshops, Asheville, North Carolina, May 18-20, 1978

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Published by Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- United States -- Family relationships -- Congresses.,
    • Conflict of generations -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Family policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Older people -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Older people -- Home care -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementeditors, George L. Maddox, Ilene C. Siegler, Dan G. Blazer.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsMaddox, George L., Siegler, Ilene C., Blazer, Dan G. 1944-, Duke University. Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 F28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p. ;
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4162908M
      LC Control Number80144329

      Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients.


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